Plot Summary of To Kill a Mockingbird - Part 1

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Liz
  • Created on: 06-05-13 10:42

Part One

  • Jean Louise (Nicknamed Scout) starts school in September 1933, the story having begun in early summer 1933.
  • Scout can already read and write and her teacher, Miss Caroline, does not approve
  • We meet Walter Cuningham, the son of one of the families in the novel. He is poor and has no lunch.
  • Jem invites Walter home for lunch and Scout is openly appalled by his table manners. Calpurnia scolds her for being rude to her guest.
  • Burris Ewell has headlice and upsets his teacher by using bad language. She is comforted by her class.
  • Jem, Scout and Dill are fascinated by Boo Radley and begin to wonder if they can make him "come out"
  • Jem and Scout find presents in a knot-hole of an oak tree beside the Radley place.
  • The


No comments have yet been made

Similar English Literature resources:

See all English Literature resources »See all To Kill a Mockingbird resources »